Kerikeri and the Bay of Islands is considered ‘the cradle of the nation’ and the site of the earliest European settlement – and boasts New Zealand’s oldest buildings. Kerikeri is the perfect location for exploring the Far North of New Zealand. Coaches collect guests from our front entrance for tours to Cape Reinga and the Bay itself. We offer complimentary transfers for adventure air tours departing from Bay of Islands airport – only minutes away. At the end of the day; take a pleasant stroll to our nearby restaurants, or simply enjoy food and wine overlooking our superb gardens. There are so many wonderful activities in the Bay of Islands!